The government had hiked import duty on sugar in July to 50 percent from 40 percent to curb dumping of the commodity in India as international prices fell.Sep 07, 2017, 18:28 PM IST
The government on Wednesday decided to extend stock limits on sugar traders by another six months till October 2017 to check sweetener prices that are ruling at Rs 42-44 per kg.Apr 19, 2017, 14:51 PM IST
The government on Wednesday allowed duty free import of up to 5,00,000 tonnes of raw sugar to boost domestic supplies and check price rise amid production fall.Apr 05, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
Government Thursday imposed 20 percent customs duty on sugar exports to boost domestic supply and check prices which are ruling high at Rs 40/kg.Jun 16, 2016, 22:45 PM IST
The government could raise import duty on sugar to protect mills if they clear farmers` cane arrears, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said Thursday.Aug 14, 2014, 21:54 PM IST
The Commerce Ministry is not looking at hiking import duty on sugar as it has not yet received any proposal in this regard, a top official said Wednesday.Jun 11, 2014, 19:36 PM IST
Hike in sugar import duty to 15 percent will halt shipments and boost domestic sales helping millers to clear Rs 9,000 crore outstanding payments to cane farmers, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said Wednesday.Jul 10, 2013, 17:14 PM IST
The government plans to increase import duty on sugar to 15 percent from the current 10 per percent in order to curb shipments and clear sugarcane arrears to farmers estimated at about Rs 9,000 crore.Jul 04, 2013, 20:29 PM IST
The government Friday said it has decided not to increase import duty on sugar though industry bodies and manufacturers had demanded a hike to curb shipment of the sweetener.Feb 22, 2013, 18:53 PM IST
The Food Ministry has recommended a hike in import duty on white sugar to 20 percent in order to check flooding of the sweetener in the domestic market, a senior government official said Monday.Nov 26, 2012, 21:41 PM IST
The Food Ministry has proposed imposing 10 percent import duty on sugar as the country has surplus domestic production.Jul 15, 2012, 19:05 PM IST
Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh on Monday asked the Centre to stop import of sugar and resume exporting the commodity to ensure that cane farmers get proper
price of their produce.
India imported 25.18 lakh tonnes
of sugar during the 2008-09 season to augment domestic supply,
the government informed Parliament today.
The government has decided to allow millers to import duty-free raw sugar till December 2010 for sale in the domestic market, as drought has put pressure on output raising fears of surge in prices of the sweetener to
over Rs 40 a kg.